Brilliance from Jimmy Butler who outduels LeBron James, Heat force Game 6

LeBron and the Lakers had a chance. LeBron drove the lane and made the right basketball play, kicking out to a wide-open Danny Green at the three-point line — Miami was okay with that. Green missed, Los Angeles got the offensive rebound but Markieff Morris threw a pass out of bounds, and it was all […]

LeBron James’ decision to pass to Danny Green brings out Twitter critics

Good look, good shot. Folks won’t Bron to shoot over 3 people bc he arguably the 🐐 . He made the right play. Did I want him to shoot over 3 folks. Yes lol. But He good enough to score over a couple guys but wired to make smart plays and that’s a high% uncontested […]

Twitter reacts to Dodgers’ World Series win: Shock over Turner’s COVID test; Giants fans bemused

Rays manager Kevin Cash: “The only motive was that the lineup the Dodgers feature is as potent as any in the league. Personally, I felt Blake had done his job and then some. Mookie coming around the third time. I totally value and respect the questions that come with it.”

Report: Clippers interested in signing Rajon Rondo as free agent

The Lakers are naturally determined to re-sign Rondo, who played a huge role in their playoff run, but the Clippers are eager to upgrade at point guard. Rondo has said he is planning to test the open market, which means declining his §2.7 million option for next season

Report: Rajon Rondo opting out of Lakers contract

Here’s guessing the Lakers, who hold his Early Bird Rights and have little salary-cap flexibility otherwise, reward Rondo with a raise over his player-option salary. But that’s far from guaranteed. By opting out, Rondo opens plenty of possibilities.

Report: Mike Brown moving near front of line for Clippers coaching job

As noted by Stein, sources around the league have thought Tyronn Lue would most likely end up as the next Clippers coach, he has won a ring as a coach and was Rivers’ lead assistant last year. Lue also has other options (whether Houston’s ownership is willing to pay Lue’s going rate is up for […]

Report: Tyronn Lue ‘early favorite’ to become Clippers head coach

Lue would be a sensible hire. He has championship experience, which would help the Clippers hit the ground running in a make-or-break season before Kawhi Leonard and Paul George can become unrestricted free agents. Lue managed stars in LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. The Clippers must improve their chemistry around their stars. And the last […]

The Hill’s Morning Report – Dem debate contenders take aim at Warren

You’re invited to The Hill’s upcoming newsmaker event, Innovation Runway: The Cutting Edge of Aviation, at the Newseum on Oct. 23 at 8 a.m. Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzHarris to travel to Texas Friday after polls show tie between Trump, Biden Cruz wants donors to repay K he loaned to his 2018 campaign Why […]

Way too early NBA championship odds for next season

The oddsmakers do not like the Heat’s chances of making it back to the Finals and winning it this time. The Bucks, Nets, and Celtics are all lower odds to be champs than the Heat are to repeat their bubble magic. Doc Rivers is not getting a lot of love with his move to Philly […]

Danny Green to Lakers’ fans on Game 5 miss: ‘No, I don’t owe you an apology’

Sorry Lakers’ fans: He’s right. He doesn’t owe you anything. Fans have every right to be frustrated with his play in the Finals or think the Lakers should trade him this summer, but to use a cliche, it’s a make-or-miss league and sometimes you miss. As LeBron said multiple times (after this game and throughout […]